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Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£85 - 100 per day

Long Eaton

Permanent | Full Time



Job Title: Learning Support Assistant - SEN School

Location: Long Eaton, NG10

About Us: At Teaching Personnel, we specialise in matching dedicated professionals with rewarding opportunities in the education sector. We understand the importance of providing tailored support to students with special educational needs (SEN) and are committed to connecting passionate individuals with schools where they can make a positive difference.

Job Description: We are currently seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join a specialized SEN school in the NG10 area. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing one-on-one and small group support to students with a range of special educational needs, helping them to access the curriculum and reach their full potential.


  • Provide personalized support to students with SEN, including those with autism, learning disabilities, and communication difficulties.
  • Assist students with academic tasks, social interactions, and personal care needs as required.
  • Implement individual education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies under the guidance of teaching staff.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  • Collaborate effectively with teaching staff, therapists, and external professionals to ensure coordinated support for students with SEN.


  • Previous experience working with children or young people with special educational needs, ideally within a school or care setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of students with SEN.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of students and respond to challenging situations effectively.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education, childcare, or health and social care would be advantageous but not essential.


  • Competitive salary package based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression within a supportive team environment.
  • Rewarding work with the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with special educational needs.
  • Access to ongoing training and support to enhance your skills and knowledge in SEN provision.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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